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Cresent tail or Bat tail
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What's the difference between a cresent and a bat tail?

Posted on: 2009/9/17 18:05
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Re: Cresent tail or Bat tail
2009/9/1 23:46
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The first bodyboards had only crescent tail, bat tail appeared only early 90's. I would say that Bat Tail is very prone riding oriented ; bat tail + channel ( in my opinion ) make the board very stable in the curl and very easy for 360's trick ; Crescent Tail is best for Drop Knee ; it does not mean that you can't go prone with a crescent but DK on bat tail is not really easy..

If you are 100 % prone riding, go for Bat, if you are 100 % DK, Crescent is the choice and if you are versatile, crescent is again the best option ; for a 50/50 rider, two boards ( each with a diff. tail ) is ideal...



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